studied at the Royal Flemish Conservatory of Music in Antwerp under the direction of Walter Boeykens and at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven under the direction of Jan van den Ecker. He successively obtained first prizes for clarinet, chamber music, bass clarinet and the higher diploma for clarinet with great distinction.

He later gained a great deal of experience with virtuosos such as Sabine Meyer, Thomas Friedli, Eddy Daniels and Peter Geisler. As an orchestral musician, he was successively a member of the Young Philharmonic, the “Académie Européenne pour la Perfectionnement de Musiciens d’Orchester” and the World Orchestra of Youth & Music. He has collaborated with almost all Belgian orchestras and opera houses (I Fiaminghi, Beethoven Academy, De Munt, the National Orchestra of Belgium ….) At the moment he is mainly active as a freelancer with the orchestra of the Flemish Opera and the Philharmonic.

As a soloist and in chamber music, he has performed with the Philharmonic Chamber Duo, the Bellerophone Ensemble, the De Vita Trio and the Obbrussel String Quartet, among others. Concerts have already taken him to all countries of Europe, Japan, Russia, America and Canada, where he has collaborated with conductors such as Vernon Handley, Serge Baudo, Kent Nagano, Philippe Herreweghe and Rudolf Werthen.

Wim Voet is best known as a clarinettist of the ensemble Elixir d’Anvers, with whom he has already given more than 250 concerts. In addition to CD recordings with the ensemble Elixir d’Anvers, the Bellerophon wind ensemble, pianist André De Groote and the Philharmonie, his first CD was released in 2015 with the Philharmonic Chamber Duo and cellist Stijn Kuppens. This unique CD is the first full-CD worldwide with this exceptional line-up.

As a pedagogue, he has been associated as a guest lecturer at the Hogeschool Antwerp for 10 years. He is currently active at the municipal music academies of Ekeren, Deurne, Borgerhout and Berchem as a teacher of clarinet and chamber music. His students also regularly win prizes, for example during the first national clarinet competition in Ghent.

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